WSR 23-05-070
[Filed February 13, 2023, 4:31 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Updates to filing fees, information, and procedures for filing records with the office, found in chapter 434-112 WAC. Including, but not limited to, WAC 434-112-010, 434-112-028, 434-112-030, 434-112-040, 434-112-045, 434-112-050, 434-112-055, 434-112-056, 434-112-057, 434-112-058, 434-112-060, 434-112-065, 434-112-070, 434-112-075, 434-112-080, 434-112-085, 434-112-090, and 434-112-100. Adding new WAC pertaining to apostille certification of documents.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 11.110, 18.100, 19.77, 19.09, 23.86, 23.90, 23B.01, 24.03, 24.06, 25.10, 25.15, 43.07, 46.64 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Update rules to reflect changes in filing processes and changes in statute, correct and update references to statutes, update fee schedule to account for increased costs to the office.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Scott Douglas, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-0310, email, website
February 13, 2023
Randy Bolerjack
Deputy Secretary of State